Let’s face it, dealing with heavy issues like global warming can get depressing. It takes a cartoonist like Denis Thomopoulos to help us find our funny bones again! Bookmark Hippoworks and visit it often! You and your kids will come to love the characters and appreciate the way Thomopoulos slips in a bit of adult, snarky humor as he brings big issues down to kid level.
There are games and puzzles, coloring pages and support material for educators. You can even get ring tones! The call to action is also handle with aplomb and humor. And when called to shop for branded items, Hippoworks smartly teams up with Wildlife Works to deliver its characters on organic, fair-trade eco tees.
You can grab the code to put these smart cartoonlets on your own site or sign up to have them delivered to your inbox. Start with “Extinction Sucks,” it’s a great one to forward on to your friends and has a t-shirt to match it!
You can feel good about viewing Hippoworks; their webserver is powered by “wind, sun and poop!”
[This post was written by Lee Welles.]